Tag: security

Online Privacy and VPNs – Virtually Private or Very Porous Networks?

by Lee Rickwood
Virtual private networks promise enhanced security and privacy online. But let’s face it: any such offering is providing us with protection from a product or service that has no right to be dangerous in the first place. The unfettered growth and commercial potential of the Internet has given us products that are unsafe from the get-go. Are VPNs the answer?

Canadians' Privacy Trumped by American Agenda

Canadians’ Privacy Trumped by American Agenda

by Lee Rickwood
There’s “a significant gap in protection of Canadians’ personal information south of the border” and Canada’s Privacy Commissioner is asking how and why.

Do Facebook Ad Blockers Cause ‘Fake News’?

Do Facebook Ad Blockers Cause ‘Fake News’?

by Lee Rickwood
Content that fits expectations and existing worldviews will be shared more often than content that challenges or undermines existing prejudices and preconceptions.